San Juan Hill 1898: America's Emergence as a World Power (Campaign #57) (Paperback)

San Juan Hill 1898: America's Emergence as a World Power (Campaign #57) By Angus Konstam, Dave Rickman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Angus Konstam, Dave Rickman (Illustrator)
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Labelled a 'splendid little war' by Senator John Hay, the Spanish American War (1898) was a peculiar event in America's history, provoked as much by the press as by political pressures. Here, aided by superbly detailed maps and artwork, the author deals with the clashes at Las Guasimas and El Caney, the capture of San Juan Hill, and the naval battle and siege of Santiago. The war was to mark the end of Spanish sovereignty in her 'New World', and the establishment of the United States of America as a world power.

About the Author


Angus Konstam is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and has written widely on naval history, with well over a hundred books in print. He is a former Royal Navy officer, maritime archaeologist and museum curator, who has worked in the Royal Armouries, Tower of London, and Mel Fisher Maritime Museum. Now a full-time author and historian, he lives in Orkney.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781855327016
ISBN-10: 1855327015
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Publication Date: October 30th, 1998
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Campaign